Krisna raja , Viraktamath, C. A., 2006

Viraktamath, C. A., 2006, Revision of the leafhopper tribe Krisnini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Iassinae) of the Indian subcontinent, Zootaxa 1338, pp. 1-32: 21-22

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.174332

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Krisna raja
status

sp. nov.

Krisna raja  sp. nov.

Figs 24View FIGURES 20 – 31, 72– 77View FIGURES 72 – 79

Coloration and structure similar to K. megha  but with 4 transverse carinae behind ocelli and 10–11 carinae on ocellocular area below ocelli. Frontoclypeus with 6 complete carinae medially below ocelli, rest of frontoclypeus strongly wrinkled.

Abdominal tergal apodemes on segment 2–4 absent, sternal apodemes on 2 and 3 well developed. Male eighth sternite broader than long, its caudal margin slightly concave in middle, setae confined to median area in distal 0.6.

Male genitalia: Ventral process of pygophore gradually narrowed to acute apex, distal half with longitudinal rugae. Subgenital plate with very shallow concavity proximally on mesal margin. Style apophysis of type 1. Aedeagus stout, short, distal half of shaft stout, rounded, in caudal view slightly narrowed distally with bilobed apex.

Measurements: Male 9.50 mm long, 2.20 mm wide across eyes, 2.80 mm wide across hind margin of pronotum.

Material examined: Holotype ď, India: Kerala: Manantoddy, 840 m, 16.x. 1975, C.A. Viraktamath ( UASAbout UAS).

Remarks: Externally this species resembles K. megha  but differs in having a more slender apically tapered ventral pygophore process devoid of spicules and a more robust aedeagus.

UAS

Unidad Académica Sisal, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Genus

Krisna